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April 18, 1775 Witnessing British troop movements, Joseph Warren asks Paul Revere to bring the news Samuel Adams and John Hancock in Lexington
  Joseph Warren
April 18, 1781 Battle at Ebenezer
April 18, 1818 American troops surround the village of Billy Bowlegs (Bolek) in the Okefenokee Swamp. As they advance they find a single man - Lt. Robert Ambrister of the British Army
  Okefenokee Swamp
April 18, 1865 Confederate Powder Works in Augusta ceases operation
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Civil War - 1865
April 18, 1893 Auburn Avenue created from Wheat Ave.
April 18, 1894 In a letter to Caroline Meriwether Goodlett, Anna Davenport Raines explains that both Nashville and Savannah have organizations called "Daughters of the Confederacy" and requesting permission to continue its use, unaware that the Savannah chapter had begun using the name first.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
April 18, 1930 Atlanta's "new" Union Station opens for business. The facility on Forsyth Street replaced an earlier Union Station on the corner of Pryor and Wall Street.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
April 18, 1932 U. S. Senator William Harris dies of a heart attack
April 18, 1953 More than 300 people were injured by a tornado in Muscogee County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Muscogee County, Georgia
April 18, 1969 28 people injured and 2 million dollars of property damage by a tornado in Coffee County
  Coffee County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 18, 1975 Both the plans for I-485 and the Stone Mountain Tollway are officially discontinued by the Georgia Department of Transportation
April 18, 1975 The rail depot at Plains, Georgia opens as Jimmy Carter's campaign headquarters
April 18, 1975 Honeybee declare the state insect
April 18, 1977 President Jimmy Carter addresses the nation about the impending energy crisis, calling it a catastrophe.
April 18, 1983 Judy Neelley is convicted of murder and sentenced to die in Alabama's electric chair
  Judy Neelley - A woman on death row
April 18, 1984 Carlton Gary is arrested on marijuana related charges in Columbus, Georgia. He posts bond and is freed.
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
  Columbus, Georgia
April 18, 2005 Genarlow Wilson is convicted of having sex with a minor under the age of consent at a party in 2003. He had been acquitted of an earlier rape charge from the same party.
  Genarlow Wilson
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